Layers of Looking, a new book by Ian Fennelly

Now available!

Ian Fennelly's new book Layers of Looking inspires readers to tell the story of their sketching adventures, the people they meet and the places they explore when they grab their art materials and head outdoors.

Through Ian's vibrant watercolour sketches and amusing anecdotes he shows how to 

  • choose a subject + find the story
  • capture the personality of the subject
  • enjoy well-being through art
  • overcome sketching obstacles
  • learn creativity through observation
  • express yourself with colour

Learn how to play with colour, loosen up, have fun, take line for a walk and get inspired by Ian's charming urban sketches.    


IAN FENNELLY studied Fine Art in London and became a Primary School Teacher. He now works as a Primary Art Consultant, training teachers in creativity. Ian teaches in-person workshops and online workshops and he exhibits and sells his work in galleries.

“The process begins with the eye, continues with the hand, and concludes with the heart. -- Ian Fennelly

Book specs: 8.5" x 11", full colour, 110 pages + almost 100 sketches. Soft cover. $29.99








We ship worldwide! This book is printed-on-demand in facilities located in Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Your order will be routed to the printer closest to your shipping destination to ensure speedy fulfillment and delivery. Shipping is selected at checkout and the cost depends on the type of shipping you select. For example:

Destination Mail
United States $6.99
Canada $8.99
UK $6.99
Australia $8.99
France $7.99
Germany $7.99
China $9.99
Singapore $9.99
Attention: Some of our production facilities are experiencing delays due to COVID-19 closures and travel restrictions around the world. At this time, we’re asking that you allow an additional 5-10 days for printing and shipping. 

Take an online workshop with Ian Fennelly

Learn sketching tips from the master himself with an Ian Fennelly online workshop! Click here to check out some super fun online workshops by Ian Fennelly.